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Aland Marathon 2015 has new course

aland marathon

On Sunday the 26th October Aland Marathon and Half Marathon will take place in a new form and on a new course. The new track, which is geographically situated in the middle of the Åland Isles, will make the race even more intimate and heighten its uniqueness. The Chief-of-Track Mr. Kaj Backas possess a multi-year plan of how to create a course which funnels the runners through a wide span of Åland history.

In 2014, there will be capacity for 200 runners, which will run the premiere marathons within the regions surrounding Godby, with the hub located at Ålands Idrottscenter. The sports center has plenty changing rooms, toilets, a swimming center, saunas, and a café. Everything you need as participant for ensuring a splendid running experience. Additionally, Godby Youth Hostel lies within a stone’s throw away from the start- and finishing line.

To run Åland Marathon also equals a trip to an exciting little country, giving you the chance for a well-deserved break from everyday life. Traveling to Åland is just truly enjoyable! After the race, it’s very relaxing and advantageous to spend a few additional days on Åland. Why not take the chance to try our high-class fishing possibilities, visit some of our classy restaurants, or just enjoy the wonderful environments of the Åland Islands? It’s particularly easy to explore Åland by car. The road network is well-developed consisting of over 1000 km of public road, and on top of that the archipelago of Åland is situated at a comfortable distance from the main settlement. Take the chance and stay a few additional days on Åland, and make your marathon trip into a really pleasant summer memory.

We wish all friends of marathon thoroughly welcome to Åland and the new outset of Åland Marathon & ½ Marathon!